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Junior Cadougan scored 13 of his 18 points in the final 10 minutes and Vander Blue added 17 points to lead Marquette past rival Wisconsin 60-50 on Saturday night.
Marquette, coming off an 82-49 loss at No. 6 Florida on Nov. 29, led the entire game but wasn't able to shake the Badgers until the closing minutes.
No Wisconsin player scored in double digits with Jared Berggren and Ryan Evans each scoring nine points. Davante Gardner scored 10 points off the bench for Marquette (6-2).
Neither team had success with free throws. Marquette missed 10 of 17 and Wisconsin (6-4) missed 14 of 23.
Marquette dominated down low, outscoring the Badgers 36-10 in the paint. The Golden Eagles contested seemingly every inside shot by Wisconsin, which beat the Badgers for the second consecutive year.
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Junior Cadougan scored a game-high 18 points and former Wisconsin commit Vander Blue adds 17, as Marquette builds a 14-point halftime lead and hangs on for a wire-to-wire 60-50 victory over Wisconsin at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Saturday.
Often ignored nationwide when top college basketball rivalries are talked about, Marquette-Wisconsin especially in recent years, with each team making annual trips to the NCAA Tournament is as good as it gets.
Saturday at BMO Harris Bradley Center, the schools will meet for the 119th time, and folks inside state lines know how important this game is: recruiting battles and bragging...